Teaching English in Berlin Practical information. Teaching ideas. Opinion.

5 ways to learn German more quickly

“German isn’t the easiest language in the world” Yes, that’s a proven fact (at least according to the U.S state department). The easy honours go to romance languages including Spanish and French. Difficulty issues...

Class review game

“Repetition, repetition, repetition”. The favourite quote of an experienced teacher who I know. Regular repetition is vital to any language learner, even the ones who are incredibly dedicated enough to revise at home and...

Experience bingo

A favourite of English teachers and cruise ship passengers around the world, the fine game of Bingo can be adapted in loads of ways to practice various grammar, functions and vocabulary. One of my...

Taboo

Easily adapted from the famous game of the same name (check out Uncle Wiki for a more detailed description), this vocabulary game is a useful way to repeat words that you’ve covered in class...